Chicago Activist Group Warns Of Rise In Carjackings

Carjacking
Many Chicagoans have been gripped by anxiety over the city’s dramatic rise in carjackings the past several months — and in neighborhoods all over the city. Getty Images
Carjacking
Many Chicagoans have been gripped by anxiety over the city’s dramatic rise in carjackings the past several months — and in neighborhoods all over the city. Getty Images

Chicago Activist Group Warns Of Rise In Carjackings

Carjackings have been surging in Chicago for more than a year. Police reported 218 incidents last month, a 183% increase compared to the 77 cases in January 2020.

Reset takes a closer look at the city’s response and how one group is working to protect their neighbors from carjackers.

GUESTS: Natalie Moore, WBEZ Race, Class and Communities reporter

Romel Murphy, executive director of Equality Should Be Normal